the etiology of early childhood diarrhea: a community study from guinea-bissau.a potential enteropathogen was found in 50% of 1219 diarrheal episodes and 48% of 511 asymptomatic controls in a 1-year community study of childhood diarrhea. rotavirus (3% of episodes), cryptosporidium species (6%), and enteropathogenic escherichia coli (epec) with epec adherence factor (4%) were more prevalent in cases than controls. giardia lamblia (19%) was the most prevalent organism but was not associated with diarrhea. enterotoxigenic e. coli (12%), strongyloides stercoralis (5%), shigell ...19948158030
antimicrobial activity of terminalia macroptera root.terminalia macroptera guill et perr. (combretaceae) is a medicinal plant used in guinea-bissau and other west african countries to treat infectious diseases. the ethanol extract from t. macroptera decorticated root and their liquid-liquid partition fractions, were screened for antimicrobial activity, by the twofold serial microdilution assay against seven reference bacterial strains and against candida albicans. the extract and fractions showed some activity against at least one of the test micr ...19979292414
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